Temporal range: 155–99Ma Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous
|Skull and shell of Glyptops ornatus, and shell of Adocus punctatus|
Glyptops (Greek for "grooved face") is an extinct genus of cryptodire turtle dating from the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous periods 155 to 99 m.y.a. Fossils have been found in South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas from both the Morrison and Cedar Mountain formations. The type species is G. plicatulus, which was previously named Compsemys plicatulus by Edward Drinker Cope.
- Glyptops at The Paleobiology Database
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